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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) Oceanography and Hydrology Questions

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Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Water from precipitation that does not enter the ground, but drains to surface water bodies
  1. runoff
  2. watershed
  3. groundwater
  4. floodplain
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Water stored within the earth below the water table
  1. runoff
  2. watershed
  3. groundwater
  4. floodplain
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Concentration of dissolved salts in water
  1. salinity
  2. turbidity
  3. permeability
  4. conductivity
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Low-lying land next to a river
  1. runoff
  2. watershed
  3. groundwater
  4. floodplain
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Level of the ground below which is saturated with water
  1. dam
  2. aquifer
  3. reservoir
  4. water table
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Structure that impounds water or controls river flow
  1. dam
  2. aquifer
  3. reservoir
  4. water table
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Area of land that drains to a given body of water
  1. runoff
  2. watershed
  3. groundwater
  4. floodplain
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
A natural or artificial surface body of water often used as a source for drinking water
  1. dam
  2. aquifer
  3. reservoir
  4. water table
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Permeable rock where groundwater is contained or flows
  1. dam
  2. aquifer
  3. reservoir
  4. water table
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Look at the tidal bulge on the side of the Earth (B) near E. Which statement best describes the tide occurring here?
Neap Tide
  1. ebb tide
  2. low tide
  3. high tide
  4. slack tide
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Which force is the driving mechanism of ocean tides?
  1. normal force
  2. frictional force
  3. magnetic force
  4. gravitational force
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Relative clarity of water, amount of suspended materials in water
  1. salinity
  2. turbidity
  3. permeability
  4. conductivity
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
The diagram below represents processes in the water cycle.
Water Cycles
Which letters below correctly identify precipitation and evaporation as shown on the diagram?
  1. D is precipitation and H is evaporation
  2. C is precipitation and K is evaporation
  3. B is precipitation and I is evaporation
  4. G is precipitation and E is evaporation
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Which word best describes ocean tides?
  1. cyclical
  2. intertidal
  3. seasonal
  4. unpredictable
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by CaryBloomquist
A stream's drainage basin, or watershed, is all the water that
  1. flows into it
  2. infiltrates from the ground
  3. is removed from drinking water
  4. is within 100 km of its channel
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by covenantmom
The most common substance dissolved in seawater is                    .
  1. magnesium sulfate
  2. sodium chloride
  3. sodium nitrate
  4. uranium hexafluoride
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
The two high tides and two low tides that occur each day are known as                 tides.
  1. neap
  2. spring
  3. diurnal
  4. semidiurnal
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by CaryBloomquist
By what process do streams and rivers move material?
  1. weathering
  2. mass wasting
  3. infliteration
  4. erosion
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